Here are some useful resources for students
The not so short introduction to LaTeX -- A free PDF document that introduces you to LaTeX. This is well worth reading.
Learn how to use BibTeX properly in your LaTeX documents. The lshort.pdf document above mentions it but does not provide any details. Leslie Lamport's book on LaTeX provides a good introduction in Appendix B.
If you are using Win32 you will want to install LaTeX and TeXnicCenter. Inside IITB these are available here: ftp://ftp.iitb.ac.in/CTAN/systems/win32/
Install LaTeX using the miktex setup you can use the basic-miktex since it bundles most of what you will need. Here are the links to these:
- My Python tutorial slides -- Some of my Python tutorial slides for students.